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Alex Brandsen @alex_brandsen Leiden, Nederland

PhD candidate at @UniLeiden, investigating text mining in archaeological grey literature. He/him. Vegan / Atheist / Humanist / Antifascist

695 Following   824 Followers   6,034 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/3/17


Bit of a kick in the face to the Dunkirk veterans there. https://t.co/9xENfaqIBp
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @kritischet @JantenCate Ja daar kan ik ook slecht tegen, en zal ik ook altijd iets van zeggen! @GabeMoshenska I kinda do and kinda don't want to read it?Your weekly reminder that our call for proposals is currently open! Let us know if you want to have a chat about id… https://t.co/weI8g9bOQ2
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @JantenCate Ik denk omdat het het makkelijkst te bedenken excuus is: - vegan zegt iets - carnist voelt cognitive d… https://t.co/eyVBXObg8aWe live in a country where an MP having a Mojito on the Underground, for example, gains more traction in the media… https://t.co/cL0E8AnP2r
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenHeeft verder ook niks te maken met studieschulden die opeens wel meetellen voor een hypotheekaanvraag en niet zomaa… https://t.co/qg4C5dixAw
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8/11
2020
We have now distributed $8980 to working class and historically looted archaeology students. Thanks everyone for your support.
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8/9
2020
dude wants to say it so badly https://t.co/7xZ77XPUvF
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenI don't like referencing, not et al.
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenTrying to understand the current lockdown rules for West Yorkshire: I can be sacked by my boss if I refuse to go t… https://t.co/d5h5oCDpSc
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenIf you listen to “In the Air Tonight” and don’t air drum you’re basically a synth and should report for disassembly.
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8/2
2020
once i asked an escape room owner whether they got annoyed when other escape rooms opened in their area and compete… https://t.co/Uobbww15Gk
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7/28
2020
Ik wilde een grap maken over Thierry Baudet, maar lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do… https://t.co/Y1cGReNwy0
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7/27
2020
The man who expects the world to learn the name xeae🍆$$24= but can’t handle They/Them. https://t.co/yS18Dmzr8V
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7/26
2020
@LRoorda Nog niet gezien, gelijk gerapporteerd. Bah. @aldlatour Email is a.brandsen@arch.leidenuniv.nl :) @awright4645 Our ancestors ate faux meat, so we must too!! :P @aldlatour Sorry for the late reply, but yes, just email me and I'll send it over!
7/23
2020
@aldlatour I recreated it in GIMP, printed it out and just stuck it on with some sticky tape, not an actual sticker… https://t.co/ODAb3HhMrN @Rindert_ @monsieurvegan @emts85 Eerst de traditie drogreden, en nu de natuur drogreden... Moord is ook natuurlijk, vind je dat ook ok?Back in the office, thought the maximum occupancy sticker on our door could use some clarification.. #trebuchet https://t.co/1WiL5ryiQsWith yesterday's meeting we have distributed a total of $5500 since the launch of the initiative all thanks to mutu… https://t.co/cHw5jJ9XSl
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7/22
2020
@TofuTed Precies, beetje lastig een vriendschap opbouwen met iemand die niet terug praat... @awright4645 So vegetarian meat is older than hamburgers and hotdogs... :P
7/21
2020
We are always looking for people to contribute to Interactive Pasts and to support people who do not have their own… https://t.co/KzW55fAecR
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen"More powerful data centre will accelerate research", with @alex_brandsen and Jelena Prokic as example researchers… https://t.co/UyUSglUb3X
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7/20
2020
Steeds meer onderzoekers werken met supercomputers die snel grote hoeveelheden data kunnen verwerken. Mede daarom w… https://t.co/4pF2RIEmVP
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenKrachtiger datacenter zorgt voor stroomversnelling in onderzoek. Met aandacht voor onderzoek van @HolgerHooshttps://t.co/6jQVyl9M2c
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen📚“Combining #DeepLearning and Location-Based Ranking for Large-Scale Archaeological Prospection of #LiDAR Data from… https://t.co/jfZF4ujUA6
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7/16
2020
Zullen we de Nederlandse innovatiekracht nooit meer zo beledigen? Nederlandse ondernemers weten echt wel raad met r… https://t.co/IhiXTDJNen
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @AnneDirkson I can also print custom buttons for dresses / blouses / whatever! ;)
7/14
2020
Job alert! A research position (PhD or postdoc) at the interface of archaeology and computer science at TU Delft!… https://t.co/VqAxjk3UKf
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @prehistoryRMO @IamKarsten @RM_Oudheden Ik zou ze iets moeten aanpassen zodat ze wat steviger zijn, maar ik sta hie… https://t.co/QjBlc8l8jvLove doing stuff like this! If you have any ideas for printing something (especially if it's archaeology related),… https://t.co/HUyiBdjdK0
7/13
2020
People with zooarchaeology knowledge needed to train a neural net to distinguish between goat and sheep bones! More… https://t.co/OyiuFihRQz
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @stormbeard I assumed you were a decent human being and didn't eat humans, but then you said I shouldn't assume thi… https://t.co/cfVh1ujrGa
7/7
2020
Afgelopen weekend las ik het boek "Het internet is stuk, maar we kunnen het repareren" van @marleenstikker . Een te… https://t.co/PK6LXliZr6
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenAls je tijdens een debat over institutioneel racisme in Nederland “ongeboren lives matter” uit je snuitje geperst k… https://t.co/9xSWDqemZg
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenWe have reached 100 Patrons which translates to $846/m! Thank you so much for all the support and commitment to mut… https://t.co/0JzfK6xUb2
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7/2
2020
@stormbeard Sorry for the assumption, I assumed you were a relatively decent human being, but even that is dangerou… https://t.co/5UIFLkDGaeGood thread on how and why we should deplatform nazis. https://t.co/BFKjr94zqp
6/28
2020
@stormbeard Hey man, iirc, you used to be vegan, but you're not anymore. The shirt says humans and other animals de… https://t.co/AwgFde6TiOThat's right! Drug policy is not out of date - it was wrong from day 1 It's built on misinformation, prejudice, pr… https://t.co/zogEBQQXe3
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenOm #veganist te zijn, hoef je helemaal niet veel in te leveren, zegt dierfilosoof @meijereva. Het idee dat je met a… https://t.co/tiRNhztq31
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @Pyropithecus Basically on any day it's hot and not a lot of wind you've got a chance it gonna be there! There's a… https://t.co/3AXQHyacWF @SmethurstMike Hope you get to see it, it's magical! in NL there are fb groups and forums that let you know where a… https://t.co/8r6ojPjcVX @SmethurstMike I think it happens in some parts of Australia too!
6/26
2020
We offer a new #PhD position in our @SFB1266 project at the ZBSA in @landesmuseen. After a very successful 1st phas… https://t.co/LpDg8SROHP
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenVolg morgen (26/6, 14:30-15:30) ons tweede #ErfgoedGezocht webinar met Wouter Verschoof-vd Vaart (@DigArchGroup) ov… https://t.co/S7uYV7X7MT
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @ricardomatheus @suzan @lrec2020 @LeidenDH @LeidenArchaeo Here's the link to the paper, hope it's useful! https://t.co/HPVhwfEB49Photos by Sharon StuivenbergWent to Katwijk last night to go spot some sea sparkle)! They're bioluminescent organisms that glow blue when distu… https://t.co/RpRQ0yGbDZAt the Keeping Archaeology Together conference today. The digital archaeology session is looking very good! I'll… https://t.co/RcjceJ912RI've redesigned a gaming mouse for academics. Let me know what you think. https://t.co/wkTkbJnTD2
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6/25
2020
@HarmenHenkemans @polLeidenZuid @GemeenteLeiden Zelf een boete bon uitprinten en op zn voorruit plakken toch? :P @Lottewilms Useful tips, will keep these in mind!I came across this infographic on how to promote diversity in question asking in conferences & I love it! Their tip… https://t.co/TwMmmSjHs9
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6/24
2020
Me: God I miss going to the pub with my pals Boris Johnson and his lying Tory scum: You should go to the pub now!… https://t.co/m91EA4I3nb
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenIk krijg ontzettende Umbridge-vibes van Van Huffelen he https://t.co/WpcsyKdYR3 https://t.co/779IK9jBZg
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenProgramme for Keeping Archaeology Together online conference is out now: https://t.co/lRc5AuOuhV I'll be presentin… https://t.co/re1Rp8P1CX @MENEERDEGREEF Die quote ik echt veel te vaak
6/23
2020
Fvd schiet zo ver rechts door dat ze geen stijl te links vinden... wow. #overtonwindow https://t.co/BmsKpwrV4r @beerachtig Deze macaroni salade: https://t.co/adpPlKjrN2Announcing the Black Trowel Collective Microgrants! Inspired by @libertinopatren, we are a collective of archaeolog… https://t.co/osruBR2ovc
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @wltrrr Woordkunstenaar= ik haat akwasi en BLM Realist= racist en xenofoob Wwg1wga = ik geloof geen MSM maar wel an… https://t.co/FHrVOMiRKM
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6/22
2020
Oproep voor it'ers, dataspecialisten, programmeurs die archeologen verder willen helpen. 👇 #ArtificialIntelligencehttps://t.co/6yx5sz7XhR
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6/21
2020
"why is she pregnant in the first place?" Quick! Someone send these professors a lesson in human reproductive beha… https://t.co/raRQPByXiQ
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenWaarom je dierenvrij moet gaan: 18 argumenten om vlees te eten ontkracht Hoe onaangenaam het ook is voor mensen di… https://t.co/IIWzv6IoEO
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenJust a reminder: Many of you are about to invite a bunch of Black Academics and/or DEI professionals to your depart… https://t.co/WAnDyYZvF5
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenEen verhoging van het minimumloon naar 14 euro per uur zou een enorme stap zijn! https://t.co/64KwXyKvIz @NOS
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenVery cool! https://t.co/ThknfpKFQS
6/19
2020
Welcome to the new public outreach officer for CAA NL/FL! https://t.co/mHdsFZffpM
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenCall for papers Open Archaeology Special Issue on “Art, Creativity and Automation. Sharing 3D Visualization Practic… https://t.co/j2nv8mEG40
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @JKleijne Om aan te geven dat dit een Nederlandse BERT is, niet bedoelt zoals de twitter flaggetjes brigade natuurlijk! ;) @BarreveldJip @DigArchGroup @RichesRural No texts allowed in the faculty, only artefacts! ;) No that's absolutely… https://t.co/Iprq1FiP8eStill my finest Photoshop job to date! 😂 https://t.co/URpMqwAvu8 @BarreveldJip Cool! If you fancy it at some point, the @DigArchGroup would be happy to host you for a talk about your network analysis!Ik leerde op de basisschool dat dit ‘huidskleur’ is and that’s where the problem starts https://t.co/1xsHMITl27
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @OSCLeiden @UniLeiden @dgawehns invited me in! :)
6/18
2020
Top hoe vaak de wetenschappers op het wisselaccount @NL_Wetenschap de laatste weken #openscience belangrijk noemen… https://t.co/HbHQ6yA5EX
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Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @OSCLeiden @UniLeiden I'm getting a "Hmmm...can't find that team" error when I use that link?
6/17
2020
It's official! A permanent, senior, research-intensive DH position has opened at the Max Planck Institute for Art H… https://t.co/FtU7GNb1vD
Retweeted by Alex Brandsenthey had to commission an artist to make this https://t.co/qJjBoxxLAS
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @lauren_bliksem @TMLeiden @LeidenDH @suzan That's what @TMLeiden is for! And congrats again! :)Historical linguist @lauren_bliksem has been awarded a Digital Infrastructure grant for the project MacBERTh, in wh… https://t.co/3ayD3AWHCI
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenOur colleage @SaraVeldhoen is excited to present research on automatic #metadata generation using #AI this afternoo… https://t.co/PlmCGBUT9W
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6/16
2020
Thierry Baudet in Hoorn. Bloemen voor een genocidepleger. Ik vind het knap. Het werd de pers overigens niet toeges… https://t.co/pYaWXkIqN4
Retweeted by Alex BrandsenDeze week tweet ik vanaf @NL_Wetenschap, volg het account als je meer wilt weten over mijn onderzoek en werkweek! https://t.co/Q7AaB4o0By
6/15
2020
Elke dag leren. Ik wist niets van dit. https://t.co/mYXLMEOCbb
Retweeted by Alex Brandsen @NLvegan Dierenartsen zijn de enige dokters die hun patiënten op eten... (op Hannibal Lecter na dan)THAT'S the tea https://t.co/HOJjEjzbGB
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6/9
2020
Hoi @VVD, met Greef. Jullie kunnen Rutte helpen in zijn strijd tegen racisme: • Pak de Belastingdienst aan • Doe i… https://t.co/aVPmbT8pzE
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6/5
2020
Attending my first online conference in a bit - @DHBenelux 2020! More info: https://t.co/V2gAALvwJEhttps://t.co/o2WcwSx2t4
6/3
2020
Keeping Archaeology Together - International Online Conference 2020 Includes a digital archaeology session! Abstra… https://t.co/tf0HTUmA24
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5/28
2020
@Marrit_Anne @oneworldnl @evengeenvlees Doe ik. Maar zeg jij dan ook niet meer dat niet iedereen vegan kan leven? @Marrit_Anne De definitie van veganisme heeft dit ingebouwd; 'voor zo ver als mogelijk en praktisch haalbaar'. Dus… https://t.co/lxrx3Hd6oi @mikofLohr Gewoon alle dieren farms, allemaal hebben ze grote risico's voor zoonose.arie boomsma zet 17 jaar lang thuisfitfilmpjes op youtube en zegt nu dat de sportscholen open moeten omdat mensen t… https://t.co/yHwtSG5vMc
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5/20
2020

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